Tampa Bay vs Carolina Recap - Hurricanes Win 4-2
|Tampa Bay vs Carolina Recap - Hurricanes Win 4-2|
Carolina earned a 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay behind a 2-goal performance from Chad LaRose on Tuesday at RBC Center.
Carolina was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Chad LaRose (2) and Jeff Skinner (2) each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. LaRose opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 18:21 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jay Harrison and Alexei Ponikarovsky.
Cam Ward turned in a 28-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Tampa Bay got goals from Teddy Purcell and Brett Connolly in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Dwayne Roloson stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Carolina went 1-for-2, while the Lightning were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 31-30.
Next game, Carolina takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Chicago.